Malbec

2007

Concha y Toro 'Casillero del Diablo' Malbec

Malbec

750 ML

$9.49

Product Description

Malbec was first cultivated in Côt Rouge, France, and is known for producing well extracted wines with a sort of oily silkiness to them. Malbec bottlings feature good body, medium acidity and nice pepper, blackberry, black plum and cinnamon notes.

Details

Varietal: Malbec

Region: Chile

Region Description:

Although the Spaniards first established vineyards here in the mid 16th century, most of today’s Chilean wine is made from French grape varieties, such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Chardonnay. Chile’s isolated position between the Pacific and the Andes means it is safe from pests and disease that plague European vineyards, and also assures mild temperatures and relatively dry air. Most of Chile’s vineyards are in the Central Valley, and a fair number of them are owned by renowned French, Spanish, and American winemakers. Wines are named for their grape varieties, but they carry a regional or district indication as well. Reasonably priced, and increasingly sophisticated, they make excellent values.